Tag Result For: reflection

  • Allyssa
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Spring 2020

Coronavirus and Lessons Learned 03/20/20

Coronavirus – it’s a hot topic these days and reasonably so. Hardly anybody knew what it was or that it even existed just a few weeks ago. Then it started to spread to South Korea, Japan, and of course Italy.  And of all semesters, of all years, of all countries, I decided to study abroad […]

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  • Hannah
  • University of Iowa
  • Fall 2019

Oh, the things I’ve learned 12/17/19

Hello everyone, it’s Hannah and I am back with my final blog to talk to you about my CIMBA experience. The past three months have been a whirlwind of the best experiences of my life. Every single day was a new experience, a new feeling, and a new sense of understanding. I did a lot […]

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  • Abbey
  • University of Iowa
  • Fall 2019

Open your mind 12/11/19

As I sit in the airport ready to board my flight home, it is finally hitting me what I’ve just accomplished. Studying abroad through CIMBA was one of the greatest experiences of my life.  How my experience differed from what I expected The biggest thing I did not expect was the sense of family we […]

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  • Sydney
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2017 Spring

How Studying Abroad Will Turn You From a Diva to a Minimalist 05/25/17

When I was first told that it wasn’t a good idea for me to bring more than one suitcase and my backpack abroad, I thought it would be impossible. But I nearly lost my mind when I realized that said suitcase could only be 50 pounds. However, after sifting, sorting, an all nighter, and a […]

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  • Sydney
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2017 Spring

Why Studying Abroad is Good for You 05/15/17

As college students, we sure engage in a lot of behavior that is less than ideal for our still developing minds and bodies. We live off more caffeinated drinks than we do hours of sleep, are quick to get pizza and wings delivered to the library as a midnight snack, and drown ourselves in social […]

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  • Sydney
  • The University of Iowa
  • 2017 Spring

12 Things I’ve Learned After 12 Weeks Abroad 05/09/17

Well, it’s hard to believe that my CIMBA adventure is over. But after 9 countries, 25 cities, and 83 days, it’s only appropriate to reflect on the biggest takeaways from the best time of my life. 1.) Say “YES!” to the random place you never thought you would ever go to. Budapest definitely wasn’t on […]

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  • Samantha
  • University of Minnesota
  • 2016 Summer

A New Beginning: Reflections on my Time Abroad 07/11/16

As I pulled away from the Bassano train station, I realized this was my last endeavor as a college student. Going forward, I’m no longer surrounded by students of similar interest who are on the same journey as I am. Now I’ve realized Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota has built a great […]

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  • Kaden
  • Kansas State University
  • 2016 Summer

Going to Class, Company Tours, and Everything in Between: Final Reflections on Study Abroad 06/30/16

“Life is so much easier when you just chill out.” – Unknown. When I signed up for my study abroad experience here in Italy, I knew that I would have my eyes opened to a new culture, experience new things, and overall grow as a person. However, I never imagined that I would see so […]

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  • Evan
  • University of Iowa
  • 2013 Summer

3 Years Later: How Study Abroad Changed My Life 06/02/16

I remember it like it was yesterday, trying to stay awake and soak up as much of the view from the window of the plane as my flight touched down in Venice. I got off the plane and immediately was in culture shock. My immediate reaction was, “What have I gotten myself into?” and “How […]

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  • Emily
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2016 Spring

Looking at the World Through A New Lens: Reflections on Study Abroad 04/20/16

I actually cannot believe my time abroad has come to a close. It seems like just yesterday I was packing up my bags thinking of what to write about for my first CIMBA blog—how far we’ve come! Looking back, it’s hard to think of words to sum up the experience as a whole. I learned […]

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